WILLIS CREEK RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

WILLIS CREEK RAWS-CUSTER CO
38.00N 105.05W ELEV. 9400 FT
1027 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      60          45          63          46          67
TEMP                   60 58 52 51 50 48 46 56 61 63 56 52 51 50 47 60 63 67 59
DEWPT                  53 50 48 47 43 45 43 50 53 53 52 50 47 46 45 52 55 55 57
MIN/MAX RH                   72          92          71          96          67
RH                     78 75 86 86 77 89 89 80 75 70 86 93 86 86 93 75 75 65 93
WIND DIR                E  E  E SE  S SW SW NE  E  E  E SE SW  W  W SW SE SE SE
WIND SPD                5  8  8  6  5  5  4  2  6 11  9  6  2  2  5  1  5  9  8
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          40          40          30
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC IS       IS SC SC SC             IS SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC IS       IS SC SC SC             IS SC SC
LAL                     4  4  4  4  4  3  1  1  3  4  4
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR            E  E  E  E  E  E  N  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  S  S
15K WIND SPD            3  8  8  6  4  4  3 10  8  6  4  5  3  3  3  1  1  3  5
MIX HGT                 6  7  7  4  3  3  2  4  6  8  6  3  2  2  1  5  8 10  8
T WIND DIR              E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  E SE  S  W  W SW  S  S  S
T WIND SPD              3  5  5  9 13  5  5  8  8  5  6  8  4  3  4  1  2  5  6
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            48    69      49    70      48    64      46    64
TEMP          51   48 68 61 54   50 69 63 53   49 64 56 49   47 63 59
DEWPT         50   48 56 58 50   49 55 57 50   48 54 53 48   47 53 53
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       W     S       W    NE       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR           30    40      30    30      30    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS SC SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC   IS IS SC SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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